Mile News Tagged New Balance Games


Drew Hunter to Make Pro Indoor Debut at New Balance Games

January 17, 2017

Rising star and high school indoor Mile record holder to run storied distance again at The Armory in New York City

NEW YORK – Drew Hunter will make his professional indoor debut at the New Balance Games on Saturday, January 21 at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center.

The New Balance...

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Mile Moment of the Month: First prep sub-4 Mile indoors

January 05, 2015

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

Until January 20, 2001, no prep athlete, including teen phenom Jim Ryun, had broken 4 minutes for the Mile indoors. At the 2001 New Balance Games in New York City, the newest U.S. teen Mile star Alan Webb from Reston,...

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Conley Surprises with Record Run at New Balance Games

January 25, 2014

2012 Olympian sets Mile PR and facility record; Lee Emanuel wins men's Mile in a meet record

By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly

NEW YORK -- Here at the 19th New Balance Games, an afternoon of fast times and close races brought fans to their feet at The New Balance Track & Field Center at...

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Heath Rides Confidence into New Balance Games Mile

January 24, 2014

Brooks Beasts TC athlete, who won recent top cross country race, "ready to go this weekend".

By Doug Binder for ArmoryTrack.com

Garrett Heath was seated next to a group of elite high school boys for breakfast on the morning of the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country race on Jan. 11.

"It must...

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Could Mary Cain Win a National Title at Age 16?

February 21, 2013

She has the fastest Mile time of the year among entrants for March 2-3 indoor championships.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Mary Cain has entered the 800-meter run and the Mile at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships, to be held March 2 and 3 in Albuquerque. The 16-year-old...

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Cain “Excited to See What I Can Do” in NYRR Wanamaker Mile

February 04, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

It didn’t take Mary Cain long to start looking ahead to the NYRR Wanamaker Mile.

“I know there’s going to be a lot of good competition,” said Cain on Saturday night, soon after obliterating the U.S. high school indoor record for two Miles at the New...

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Track & Field: The Mile Still Thrives in a Metric World

January 29, 2013

By Red Shannon, Bleacher Report

Last weekend's action in the world of track & field did nothing to help the cause of those who would convert us all to an exclusive global metric system.

Continuing to survive as the last holdout of the old imperial system of measurement, the Mile run last...

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Mary Cain of Bronxville Breaks Girls HS Mile Record

January 27, 2013

Junior shatters long-standing mark in girls HS indoor Mile as well as absolute mark

By Brian Heyman, LoHud.com

NEW YORK — Mary Cain sat there inside Scarsdale High at 7:45 Saturday morning, Jan. 26, just another kid in the room taking the SATs until 12:30pm.

Busy day. Shortly before 4:00pm,...

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Oklahoma on Broadway

January 24, 2013

By Brett Hoover and Tim Fulton, Armory Track 

When Regan Ward toes the line in the New Balance Games high school Mile on Saturday, she might not want to look up. After all, there will be more people looking back down at her than live in her entire hometown of Beggs, Okla. (pop. 1,321).

But...

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Alan Webb, 18, Becomes First Prep Since 1967 to Break 4 Minutes in Mile

January 20, 2001

By David Monti
(c) 2001 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with permission.

NEW YORK - Alan Webb, an 18-year-old senior at South South Lakes High School in Reston, Va., became the first U.S. prep athlete to run under four minutes for the Mile indoors at today's New Balance Games at...

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